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Patt Morrison asks: 'Chessman' playright Joseph Rodota on California's ongoing civil war over the death penalty

One reason Californians will be voting, again, about the death penalty, next month, is because of a man named Caryl Chessman. He was called the “Red Light Bandit,” and he was executed in 1960 for several crimes, but none of them was murder. He made himself internationally famous, giving interviews...
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